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The 2014 WGA Nominations Are In! But Which Shows Came Out on Top?

 

Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul in Breaking Bad

 

Nominations for the 2014 Writers Guild Awards were announced earlier today, paying homage to a slew of some of television's best and brightest shows. For example, in news that should surprise absolutely no one, AMC’s popular hit drama 'Breaking Bad' led the pack with four impressive nods, alongside Netflix’s freshman superstar 'Orange is the New Black'...which was somehow entered as a comedy? (Prison is hilarious, you guys!)

The awards will be handed out on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at simultaneous ceremonies in both Los Angeles and New York. Check out the complete list of nominees below and be sure to weigh in on your thoughts in the comments below.

DRAMA SERIES
'Breaking Bad'
'The Good Wife'
'Homeland'
'House of Cards'
'Mad Men'

COMEDY SERIES
'30 Rock'
'Modern Family'
'Parks and Recreation'
'Orange Is the New Black'
'Veep'

NEW SERIES
'The Americans'
'House of Cards'
'Masters of Sex'
'Orange Is the New Black'
'Ray Donovan'

EPISODIC DRAMA
'Buried' ('Breaking Bad'), Written by Thomas Schnauz
'Confessions' ('Breaking Bad'), Written by Gennifer Hutchison
'Episode 101' ('House of Cards'), Teleplay by Beau Willimon
'Granite State' ('Breaking Bad'), Written by Peter Gould
'Hitting the Fan' ('The Good Wife'), Written by Robert King & Michelle King
'Pilot' ('Masters of Sex'), Written by Michelle Ashford

EPISODIC COMEDY
'Career Day' ('Modern Family'), Written by Paul Corrigan & Brad Walsh
'Farm Strong' ('Modern Family'), Written by Elaine Ko
'Hogcock!' ('30 Rock'), Written by Jack Burditt & Robert Carlock
'Lesbian Request Denied' ('Orange Is the New Black'), Written by Sian Heder
'Leslie and Ben' ('Parks and Recreation'), Written by Michael Schur & Alan Yang
'Pilot' ('Orange Is the New Black'), Teleplay by Liz Friedman and Jenji Kohan

ANIMATION
'A Test Before Trying ('The Simpsons'), Written by Joel H. Cohen
'Game of Tones' ('Futurama'), Written by Michael Rowe
'Hardly Kirk-ing' ('The Simpsons'), Written by Tom Gammill & Max Pross
'Murder on the Planet Express' ('Futurama'), Written by Lew Morton
'Saturday Morning Fun Pit' ('Futurama'), Written by Patric M. Verrone
'Yolo' ('The Simpsons'), Written by Michael Nobori

TALK/VARIETY
'The Colbert Report'
'Conan'
'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart'
'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
'Portlandia'
'Saturday Night Live'

DAYTIME DRAMA
'Days of Our Lives'
'General Hospital'
'The Young and the Restless'


Details
Show:
- Breaking Bad
- Orange is the New Black
- House of Cards

Written by: Kelly Schremph
Dec 5th, 2013, 4:31 am

Images courtesy of AMC

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